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Property Location
11199 Currier Sardinia Road, Chaffee, NY
[Erie County]
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217 acres available
110 open acres for farming
90 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Approximately 113 acres soils classified at prime farmland and 98 acres of soils classified as statewide important. See attached soil report for details.

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

This property 80-head dairy farm is located in the southeast corner of Erie County. The farm has fenced pasture and cropland that is being used to grow hay and corn. High quality soils make this property suitable for growing a variety of commodities.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The property was a dairy farm when the current owner purchased it 33 years ago.
 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Farmer housing
  • Equipment available for sale or lease
  • Electrical Access

Fencing description:

One pasture has a 4-strand high tensile wire electric fence.

Water access description:

The property is on well water. The fenced pasture has a water tank.

Barns/structures description:

  • 100-stall barn includes two box stalls. Seventy-three stalls are on the milk line.
  • 3 silos
  • 1 machinery shed
  • 2 small storage garages

Farmer housing description:

The property has a 3 bedroom-1 bathroom house with the potential to create upstairs apartment with private entrance.

Equipment description:

The farm has all equipment needed for hay and corn.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

The owner is very flexible and open to diversifying operations on the farm.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options:

The owner would like to give someone with a sustainable approach to farming a place to work out his/her vision for a diversified dairy farm. The owner is especially interested in exploring options for diversifying with someone who would like to build equity in exchange for labor. 

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Residential

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

The owner would prefer an organic operation, but is willing to consider other practices.
 

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

No

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable